This Wayne County, Michigan, program is helping exonerate people for crimes they didn't commit. Now it's going statewide
After spending more than 26 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit, Larry Smith was released February 4 through the Conviction Integrity Unit at the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office in Michigan.
The feeling, Smith said, is "amazing, a God-given blessing."
Smith is one of 27 wrongly convicted individuals who have been exonerated through the unit since it was established in 2018 by Wayne County Prosecutor Kym D. Worthy.
The unit, like others around the country, was created...